Business SMS - Acceptable Usage Policy

The Business SMS Acceptable Usage Policy is set out below.

Please read it carefully. If you use any Business SMS service ('Service'), you must comply with this Acceptable Usage Policy. If you fail to comply, Business SMS may suspend or terminate your use of the Service. The Acceptable Usage Policy is designed to ensure that your use of the Service does not break any laws or interfere with the right of other Business SMS users also to use the Service. Business SMS may change this Policy from time to time. You must check the Policy regularly to ensure that you are aware of your obligations.

1. You must not use the Service in a manner which interferes with the rights of other users. You must not:
(i) provide false user information to Business SMS or other users;
(ii) gain access to a person's private information (or attempt to do so);

2. In using the Service, you must not break any laws or infringe the rights of other persons. For example, you must not send messages that:
(i) are indecent, obscene or otherwise offensive
(ii) defame another person
(iii) contravene any applicable laws
(iv) are misleading or deceptive as to your identity

3. To detect and deal with breaches of the Acceptable Usage Policy, Business SMS may take the following actions:
(i) Business SMS will co-operate with other carriage providers to control unacceptable user behaviour
(ii) Business SMS may give details of users who are suspected of breaking any laws in connection with the Service to the police and to other law enforcement agencies
(iii) Business SMS may implement technical mechanisms to prevent behaviour which breaches this Policy
(iv) Business SMS may exercise all rights it has under its contract with the user whose account is being used in breach of this Policy. Such rights include the right to suspend or terminate the users use of the Service

In addition, Business SMS may take any other action it deems appropriate, including taking action against offenders to recover the costs and expenses of identifying them